Category Archives: Sweet

Pepparkaka Hus – Alias Gingerbread House!

If you’re dealing with your compulsive Xmas shopping and, like me, you started a month ahead but find yourself facing the fact that as of today you have zero presents left because you couldn’t keep the surprise and you had

Pepparkaka Hus – Alias Gingerbread House!

If you’re dealing with your compulsive Xmas shopping and, like me, you started a month ahead but find yourself facing the fact that as of today you have zero presents left because you couldn’t keep the surprise and you had

Chocolate ‘Marmite’ and the Geneva Tradition of L’Escalade

Once upon a time in 1602, during the longest night of the year (between the 11th and the 12th of December),  the forces of the Duke of Savoy launched an attack on the city-state of Geneva. According to Genevois legend,

Chocolate ‘Marmite’ and the Geneva Tradition of L’Escalade

Once upon a time in 1602, during the longest night of the year (between the 11th and the 12th of December),  the forces of the Duke of Savoy launched an attack on the city-state of Geneva. According to Genevois legend,

Peach and Amaretti Verrine

Today I prepared a nice – and absolutely invented – last-minute pumpkin cake to bring over to a friend for brunch.You will not read about this recipe here. Today it was one of these days when nothing is going particularly

Peach and Amaretti Verrine

Today I prepared a nice – and absolutely invented – last-minute pumpkin cake to bring over to a friend for brunch.You will not read about this recipe here. Today it was one of these days when nothing is going particularly

Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Sunday baking…Sunday no levure in my kitchen so no cake… It’s raining and moving towards autumn and I really felt like baking a massive apple, yogurt and nuts cake, but I had to give up as everything is shut here

Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Sunday baking…Sunday no levure in my kitchen so no cake… It’s raining and moving towards autumn and I really felt like baking a massive apple, yogurt and nuts cake, but I had to give up as everything is shut here

Spekkoek – Layers and Layers…

My kitchen is too small – tiny to be precise – to attempt any cooking in this incredibly roasting Swiss summer but it doesn’t mean that I can’t try new delicious things! I got this very special Dutch cake from

Spekkoek – Layers and Layers…

My kitchen is too small – tiny to be precise – to attempt any cooking in this incredibly roasting Swiss summer but it doesn’t mean that I can’t try new delicious things! I got this very special Dutch cake from

Rhubarb and Almond Tart

Also ‘kindly’ nicknamed by my Mum: pizza with würstel! YEP! You got it right my adorable mamma- who cooks way better than me – when I texted her the photos of this cake, decided that it looked like a pizza

Rhubarb and Almond Tart

Also ‘kindly’ nicknamed by my Mum: pizza with würstel! YEP! You got it right my adorable mamma- who cooks way better than me – when I texted her the photos of this cake, decided that it looked like a pizza

Almeta’s 4S Spring Strawberries and Spinach Salad

In this Spring that has turned into Autumn and in this Summer that seems will never come, I saw one ray of sunshine – freezing temperature thoug – and I immediately took advantage of it to make this incredible salad! My

Almeta’s 4S Spring Strawberries and Spinach Salad

In this Spring that has turned into Autumn and in this Summer that seems will never come, I saw one ray of sunshine – freezing temperature thoug – and I immediately took advantage of it to make this incredible salad! My

Risolatte Like In The 50s

I was miles away from the idea of making risolatte but my friend La Rella asked me how could she use cardamom and, despite the fact that I had no idea, I ended up thinking and thinking about it… In

Risolatte Like In The 50s

I was miles away from the idea of making risolatte but my friend La Rella asked me how could she use cardamom and, despite the fact that I had no idea, I ended up thinking and thinking about it… In

My ‘Rule of 5’ Crumble

I received a lovely juicer for Xmas but…since then something is bothering me every morning when I make my super juice! I have a lot of leftover fruits and vegetable fibres to throw away and the problem is that they

My ‘Rule of 5’ Crumble

I received a lovely juicer for Xmas but…since then something is bothering me every morning when I make my super juice! I have a lot of leftover fruits and vegetable fibres to throw away and the problem is that they

Strawberries & Chocolate (I don’t feel like cooking…)

If you have a cooking blog keep it for you, keep it secret, don’t tell anyone! Forget your family, your friends, people you work with – believe me – and keep it for you and maybe share it online with

Strawberries & Chocolate (I don’t feel like cooking…)

If you have a cooking blog keep it for you, keep it secret, don’t tell anyone! Forget your family, your friends, people you work with – believe me – and keep it for you and maybe share it online with

Pink Lady Crumble

My friend Laura came to visit for the weekend and she left me a precious Pink Lady apple that – she maintains – tastes like rose. I tried it and I’m not sure I can express the same excitement but

Pink Lady Crumble

My friend Laura came to visit for the weekend and she left me a precious Pink Lady apple that – she maintains – tastes like rose. I tried it and I’m not sure I can express the same excitement but

Me VS Creme Brulée

You didn’t witness, and most of all didn’t try, my first two attempts but one of my friends did, and I really have no idea how she was still happy to try attempt number 3! The first 2 were absolutely

Me VS Creme Brulée

You didn’t witness, and most of all didn’t try, my first two attempts but one of my friends did, and I really have no idea how she was still happy to try attempt number 3! The first 2 were absolutely